Is tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) effective in treating a chalazion?

No. More effective treatment is warm soaks 3-4 times per day. If this does not work in a few weeks, then it will need to be surgically treated. There is no ointment that has any significant effect on a chalazion.
Yes it can be. You should not use this drug without the supervision of your ophthalmologist long term.

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How effective is tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) for a chalazion?

Part of treatment. Use of tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is a combination of antibiotic and steroid which helps treat infection portion of sty and manage inflammation. This plus adequate drainage is often effective. You should see a local opthalmologist to manage. Prolonged use of tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is not recommended due to risk of fungal infections, etc in the eye.

How effective is tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) treating a chalazion?

Not very. A chalazion is the cystic product of a stye which the body has surrounded with a wall. Tobrex (tobramycin) will not penetrate. You can try heat but if the lesion is obvious, large or bothersome, see your ophthalmologist for correction.

How effective is tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) in treating chalazion?

Minimal effect. Tobradex, (tobramycin and dexamethasone) a fine combination product of tobramycin and Dexamethasone for topical use on the eye, will not penetrate into a formed chalazion. This is a cystic wall around the products of inflammation from a previous stye. Heat application in a diligent manner may get rid of the chalazion but some have to be surgically removed in a minor office procedure.

How useful is tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) in treating a chalazion?

Tobradex/ chalazions. Chalazions while not an inflection, are an inflammation, which the Dexamethasone in tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) is a help. The tobramycin in tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone), prevents secondary infection in the area of the chalazion concern is prolonged use, may cause a temprary elevation of the eye pressure (glaucoma) in some individuals....Use as directed.

Can you tell me about good experience in treating a chalazion with tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone)?

Possibly useful. I commonly use tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) and find it is a useful part of the treatment. The gold standard for treatment though is warm compresses to the chalazion 15 minutes per day 4 times per day. Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) can help, but it is best in combination with warm compresses. Usually the combination is 75% successful.

I have chalazion in my both eyes. Doctor prescribed Tobradex (tobramycin and dexamethasone) with fucithalmic drops. Should I take both at same time? Don't they have same effect?

Useless treatment. These antibiotics will not penetrate a chalazion. They are not worth the expense or time to treat this condition. Try using lots of heat - a washcloth under very warm (but not hot) water held over the chalazion for 4-5 minutes at least 5 times per day. If persistent more than one week of this treatment, then see your ophthalmologist.